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Tree That Toppled Weeks Ago Still Blocking Portion Of Street In Northridge

NORTHRIDGE (CBSLA.com) — Nearly three weeks ago, a strong windstorm passed through the San Fernando Valley.

But for people who live in Northridge, a visual reminder remains: a large downed pine tree. 309 more words


How To Make Sure Your Smoke Alarm Is Keeping You Safe

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Unless you’ve burned dinner recently, you likely haven’t given your smoke detectors a second thought.

They’ve been in our homes for decades — lulling too many into a false sense of security. 531 more words


Minn. DNR: Wildfire Conditions In The Making

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — April had its share of rain, snow and even freezing temperatures. But the extended weather forecast calls for clear skies and warmer temperatures, drying out dead grass that can ignite and burn rapidly. 272 more words


Good Question: Why Do Ants Invade Our Homes?

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — When the weather warms up, we are not the only ones who can’t wait to get out and about.

You will notice ants on your sidewalk and driveway, and in many cases in your kitchen, bathroom and even bedroom. 324 more words


Ted Cruz Drops Out Of Republican Presidential Race

INDIANAPOLIS (CBSNewYork/AP) — Sen. Ted Cruz is calling it quits.

Following his loss in Indiana Tuesday night to Donald Trump, the senator from Texas announced he is dropping out of the Republican presidential race. 841 more words


2 Investigators: Hackers Using ‘Ransomware’ To Hold Computers Hostage

(CBS) — Criminals can take your computer and all the information it contains hostage. The FBI says it’s one of the biggest and newest crimes on the internet. 464 more words


An Officer, Father's Pain Of Losing His Son To Gun Violence

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) —  CBS2/KCAL9 is teaming up with the city of Los Angeles for this year’s Anonymous Gun Buyback on Saturday, May 7.

It is part of an effort to collect illegal and unwanted guns, which often end up being used in crimes such as the one that changed the life of Los Angeles police officer Stinson Brown forever on July 17, 2009. 311 more words